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Can you clean without using harsh chemicals?

Natural Cleaning Products Baking soda, a common baking ingredient is a naturally occurring mineral (known as sodium bicarbonate) with many great cleaning properties. It cuts through grease because it reacts with fatty acids to form mild detergents. It also softens water, removes stains and acts as a whitening agent, therefore great for the laundry. When added to washing and dishwasher…

CLEANING YOUR BATHROOM

There are lots of clever tips and tricks to achieve an always sparkling bathroom. Follow the Good Housekeeping Institute’s expert advice to keep yours sparkling and fresh. 1. Mouldy grouting or sealant can be removed with a toothbrush dipped in a solution of one part bleach to four parts water. If the black marks still remain try using HG Mould Remover, £5.49,…

52 Home-Organizing Tips

Footwear in the Foyer Shoes need to be kept either on a mat or on a movable supporting rack so that the floor underneath can be cleaned regularly. In a formal foyer, you can use mats placed inside the closet under the coats. In a less formal entryway or where there’s no closet, use attractive wooden or metal shoe racks…

25 Things Your Cleaner Won’t Tell You

Manchester Cleaners Blog 25 Things Your Cleaner Won’t Tell You Are you your house cleaner’s favourite client? Here, house cleaners from around the world come clean about what it’s like to clean house.   1. Don’t ask me to clean your five-bedroom house and then say you need it done in two hours. Make sure you give me enough time to…

Do-It-All Cleaning Guide

How to Clean Acrylic and Glass Surfaces Dust the surface with a clean, damp cloth or chamois, wiping gently. The damp cloth cuts down on friction, helping reduce static electricity, which holds the dust. Wash with a mild detergent and water solution for acrylic or with an ammonia and water solution or glass cleaner for glass. Use a soft cloth…